Monthly Archives: June 2010

BP Litigation and Politics, House hearing today in Energy & Commerce






BP Litigation and Politics   Today the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, chaired by Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., holds a hearing on the BP oil spill. From the Committee: “The Subcommittee on Energy and Environment will hold a hearing on legislation to respond to the BP oil spill and prevent future oil well blowouts on Wednesday, June 30, 2010, in 2322 Rayburn House Office… Read More

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Note to Ed Shultz: PLEASE acknowledge that you also said ‘shakedown’






Note to Ed Shultz: PLEASE acknowledge that you also said ‘shakedown’This is getting slightly depressing. I am all for castigating Joe Barton, his oil donations, and the harmful policies he almost always espouses. But I’ve been listening–for the past few minutes–to Ed Schultz castigate Barton for calling the BP $20 billion escrow fund a ‘shakedown’. Regrettably, Schultz went on about Barton for several minutes without… Read More

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